September 21-23, 2018 — Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Event: International and Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF) Middle East 2018

Topic: Insights on the UAE K-12 Education Landscape

The Middle East’s private K-12 sector has presented tremendous prospects for growth in the last two decades. This session will highlight key trends from L.E.K. Consulting’s recent report on the booming private K-12 education market. In addition, it will cover ways in which operators and investors can quickly capitalize on the opportunities in this region.


September 21, 2018 
InterContinental Dubai Hotel — Festival City
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Time: 9:00 a.m.

About Ashwin Assomull

Ashwin Assomull is a Partner at L.E.K. Consulting, leads the Southeast Asian offices and is a leader of the firm’s Education practice. He has extensive experience advising clients in the higher education sector on buy- and sell-side due diligence, market-entry strategy, pricing strategy and growth strategy. He has also worked with post-secondary education institutions and education investors on investment opportunities, post-acquisition business plans, performance optimization and profit improvement strategies.

Ashwin joined L.E.K. in 2018 and was previously a Managing Director at the Education Centre of Excellence at EY-Parthenon. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the London School of Economics and a Master of Business Administration from London Business School.


IPSEF’s unrivalled blend of speakers, exhibitors and delegates creates a unique and powerful platform for anyone needing to identify best practice in planning and delivering a new school, and those wanting to make connections with potential investors, suppliers and regulators.

About L.E.K. Consulting

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private- and public-sector organizations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded in 1983, L.E.K. employs more than 1,200 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to